Jean Marie Stewart passed away in her home in Crestwood, IL on Saturday, February 5, 2022. She was born to John and Marguerite Rickord in Kansas City, KS on October 9, 1933. She married Edward James Stewart on October 13, 1956 in Chicago, IL.
Jean is survived by her four children, Kathleen Stewart Ford, James (Patti) Stewart, Edward (Vicki) Stewart, and Marguerite (Michael) Ciannella; two grandchildren, Erik Matthew (Heather) and Joseph Edward (Alicia) Ford, and one great-grandchild, Kelani Joseph Samuel Ford. Also surviving is her sister-in-law Erma Rickord, along with numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward, brothers John (Mitzie), George (Laurie), Mary Louise (James) Kelly, James (Erma), and her grandson James Anthony.
Jean was a parishioner at Incarnation Catholic Church in Crestwood. She was also very active in the Senior Community of Crestwood, IL and at church. She loved to play bingo with her sister and with friends. Jean was an avid reader and lifetime sports fan following Notre Dame, her beloved Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears. Spending time with her children was what she cherished most.
Visitation will be on Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Funeral Friday, February 11, 2022 10:30 A.M. from the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, to Incarnation Catholic Church, 5757 W. 127th Street, Crestwood, for an 11:00 A.M. Mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Alsip. (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com
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